Education and Engagement Coordinator
Join CASA of New Hampshire, a dynamic, high-energy, mission-based organization that is oriented toward diversity, equity, and inclusion. CASA of NH provides volunteer advocacy for children in New Hampshire who experienced abuse or neglect. You will be joining caring professionals led by a senior leadership team who values a supportive, diverse, talented, and friendly work environment, while setting high expectations. Be your best and work with the best at CASA of NH.
CASA of NH is excited to introduce the pilot position of education and engagement coordinator. This person will be dedicated to providing our volunteers with educational and community opportunities around the state. This is a chance to help create a new, exciting role that’s perfect for an outgoing person who enjoys organizing fun, informal gatherings as well as educational opportunities, feels strongly about the importance of volunteerism, and who appreciates a job where each day presents a variety of creative and organizational tasks. Ideal traits include strong interpersonal skills, organization, attention to detail, ability to work independently, flexibility, project management skills, and initiative.
This is a part-time, one-year grant-funded position with the possibility of extension beyond the initial year. Primary responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to: coordinating and creating topical video training modules for a new specialty training series; organizing new community educational and awareness activities; and coordinating volunteer advocate gatherings throughout the state.
This position reports directly to the Community Relations Director and the Director of Training.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Works with community outreach and training team to a organize a series of creative and strategic in-person and online education and awareness events and advocate gatherings, to include but not be limited to:
- Coordinating online movie series and panel discussions
- Coordinating in-person film screenings and panel discussions in areas around the state.
- Partnering with other community organizations like the National Alliance on Mental Illness to present movies and panel discussions on shared issues
- Organizing gatherings for volunteers and other CASA friends throughout the state for retention and recruitment purposes
- Works closely with the Director of Training to coordinate new specialty video training series to include, but not be limited to:
- Identifying specific and relevant training topics
- Identifying individuals with specific knowledge and experience in the field
- Organizing all logistics, including scheduling of taping, coordination of participants
- Facilitating interviews, panel discussions, and question-and-answer sessions.
- Marketing of final video
Knowledge and Skills:
- Strong project management skills
- Experience with organizing and facilitating training
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Event planning skills
- Understanding of and experience with adult volunteer population
Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree preferred; Associates Degree required + five years’ experience
- Team Player
- Flexible work schedule to include nights and weekends
- Ability to travel throughout the state
- Ability to work remotely
Send resumes and cover letters to: Erica Thoits, Director of Community Relations, email@example.com; and Kelly Smith, Director of Training, Ksmith@casanh.org.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire provides a voice for children and youth who have experienced abuse and neglect by empowering a statewide network of trained volunteers to advocate on their behalf so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. Our vision is a world where every child is given the opportunity to thrive in a safe, permanent and nurturing home. In fulfilling its vision and mission, the entire CASA organization is guided by the following values: Compassion, Integrity, Honesty, Justice, Passion, Respect, Courage, Transparency, Inclusivity and Equity.
CASA of NH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prioritizes hiring diverse, talented people who can expand our perspectives. We encourage applications from historically underrepresented and racially minoritized groups and people with experience in the foster care system. We seek to offer a safe, inclusive, and supportive work environment where all employees and volunteers, whatever their race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, education or disability feel valued and respected. As an organization, we stand against racism and all forms of oppression including transphobia, classism, sexism, and xenophobia. Read our full diversity statement here.